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Ph.D., research Fellow at Department of Education “Giovanni Maria Bertin” and adjunct Lecturer at Faculty of Education, Bologna University.

The main research fields are Philosophy of Education, General and Social Pedagogy and recently he has conducted research on issues relating to Epistemology of Complexity and Education as well as Pedagogy of Adolescence; Theory and Methods of Empowerment; Theatre of the Oppressed applied to education.
Besides, he works as counsellor and trainer as expert of Social and Self Empowerment, Social Participation and Interpersonal Communication.

A selection of recent publications:

  • Del senso pedagogico del counseling empowerment oriented, in RPD Rivista di Pedagogia e Didattica (webzine open access of Department of Education “Giovanni Maria Bertin” Bologna University: Vol. 4, n. 1, 2009.
  • Il Teatro dell’Oppresso in educazione, (written with Alessandra Gigli and Alessandro Zanchettin), Edizioni Carocci, Firenze, 2008.
  • La fragile utopia. Impegno pedagogico e pedagogia della complessità, Edizioni, ETS, Pisa, 2007.
  • Verso la razionalità delle connessioni. A proposito delle affinità tra il Problematismo pedagogico e il pensiero di Edgar Morin, rivista “Studi sulla formazione”, Gedit, Firenze, n.1-2, 2007.
  • Metodologie del teatro dell’oppresso ed incontro coi contesti formativi, FOR Journal of AIF,  Association on Italian Trainers, Franco Angeli, Milano, special number, 2006.